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Simmons, Eric Dowson

Eric Simmons was born in Wollongong, N.S.W.When Eric enlisted he was single, 23 years old, and employed as an accountant, living in Perth, W.A.He embarked from Fremantle on board ...

Simpson, Andrew

Andrew Simpson (Service No 17050) was born in Cowdenbeath, Scotland. His family came to Australia and settled in Wollongong, NSW. He had spent time with 37th Infantry CMF. At the time of enlistment...

Simpson, Rubert Ernest

Rubert Simpson (Service no 4856) was born in Corrimal, NSW.At the time of enlistment Rubert was single, 24 years of age, employed as a labourer and had previously served 15 months of home service....

Sinclair, Alexander

Alexander Sinclair (Service No 1301) was born in Reay Caithness, Scotland in 1887.  He travelled to Australia and at the time of enlistment was single, 27 years of age, employed as a barman and...

Skeats, Alfred George

Alfred Skeats (Service no 3887) was born in Blaney in 1892.At the time of enlistment Alfred was a single, 24 years of age, employed as a miner and resided in Scarborough, NSW.Alred embarked on HMAT...

Skeats, Cecil Reginald

Cecil Skeats (Service no 5205) was born in Sunny Corner in 1896.At the time of enlistment he was single, 20 years of age, employed as a miner and resided in Scarborough, NSW.  He enlisted 4...

Skerritt, Albert Victor

Albert Victor Skerritt (Service No 2485), was born in Unanderra, N.S.W., in 1897.At enlistment he was single, 19 years old, worked as a locomotive fireman, lived in Tarrawanna, N.S.W., and had served...

Slater, Sydney Thomas

Sydney Slater (Service no 993) was born in Sydney, NSW.At the time of enlistment, Sydney was single, 28 years of age, resided in Wollongong, NSW and was employed as a fireman.Sydney embarked on HMAT...

Slater, Theophilus Baumgartner

Theophilus Slater (Service no 6314) was born in Newcastle, NSW.At the time of enlistment Theophilus was single, 38 years of age, resided in Wollongong, NSW and was employed as a field assistant for...

Sloan, Albert Henry

Albert Sloan (Service No 1379) was born in Wollongong, N.S.W.  He was 20 years old, single, and working as a hairdresser when he enlisted in the AIF.Albert had spent 4 years in 28th...

Sloan, Francis Peter

Francis Sloan (Service No 303) was born in Wollongong, N.S.W. around 1890.  He was 24 years old, single, and working as a labourer when he enlisted.  Francis...

Smart, Alfred Samuel

Alfred Samuel Smart (Service No 6311), was born in Goulburn, N.S.W., in 1886.At enlistment in Kiama, N.S.W., he was single, 29 years old, worked as a wheeler and lived in...

Smith, James Arthur

James Smith (Service No 566) was born at Bulli, N.S.W. At enlistment James was single, 26 years of age, and employed as a grocer.He embarked from Melbourne on HMAT A67 Orsova with 9th...

Smith, Errol Thomas

Errol Smith (Service No 4303) was born in Batemans Bay, N.S.W.At enlistment he was single, 21 years of age, lived at Clifton, N.S.W. and worked as a telegraph operator.Errol embarked from Sydney on...

Smith, William Charles

William Smith (Service No 6096) was born in Rockhampton, Queensland around 1881.At enlistment William was single, 35 years of age, worked as a labourer, and lived with his mother in Wentworth Street...

Smith, David Augustus

David Augustus Smith (Service No 2203) was born in Redfern about 1892. His parents appear to be deceased by the time he enlisted as the only family references are a brother and sister at Corrimal. He...

Smith, Alfred

Alfred Smith was born on September 10, 1892 in Hartley Valley NSW. His address at enlistment was Harbord St, Thirroul where he lived with his wife, Doris Irene Smith. He was a coal miner prior to the...

Smith, Norman McLeod

Norman McLeod Smith (Service No 7024), alderman and Mayor of Wollongong enlisted on 10 September 1917. He was born in December 1884 to James and Margaret Anne Smith. After attending the local school...

Smith, Walter Edward

Walter Smith (Service No 1757) was born in Kiama, N.S.W. around 1887.When Walter enlisted at the age of 28, he was single and worked as a gas worker. He embarked on from...

Smith, James

James Smith was born in Newcastle, England around 1880.  He emigrated to Australia sometime after 1911 and settled in Bulli, N.S.W.  James had served 12 years with the Royal Garrison...

Smith, Arnold Ashton

Arnold Smith (Service No 905) was born in Walcha, N.S.W. in 1893.  He attended Wollongong Public School and served as a signaler in the Junior and Senior Cadets.At enlistment Arnold was single,...

Smith, Charles Henry

Charles Henry Smith (Service No 2682), was born in London, England around 1885.At enlistment he was single, 31 years old and worked as a motor mechanic. In 1916, whilst in the process of enlisting,...

Smith, Edward George

Private Edward Smith (Service no. 4886) was born in Lithgow on 1st July, 1893 and was a single 22 year old miner who lived at Corrimal at the time of enlistment. He served for three years in St...

Smith, Arthur Harold

Arthur Harold Smith (Service No 6315), was born in Bathurst, N.S.W.At enlistment he was single, 19 years old, worked as a coach builder, lived in Wollongong and had served 2 years...

Smith, Arthur William

Arthur William Smith was born in 1894 to Richard and Isabel Smith. He had a brother Stanley, who was born in Woonona 1890 and grew up in Scarborough. He enlisted on 6 February, 1915 at the age of 20...

Smith, Charles

Charles Smith (Service No 670) was born in Sydney, NSW.At the time of enlistment Charles was single, 20 years of age, employed as a sawyer and had previously served 4 years with the Militia.Charles...

Smith, Richard Stanley

Richard Smith (Service No 338) was born in Liverpool, England around 1892.  In 1914 Richard married Violet Hails in Helensburgh, N.S.W. At enlistment Richard was 23 years old, worked...

Smith, Archibald Stuart (also Stewart)

Archibald Smith (Serevice No 673) was born in Bathurst, N.S.W.At enlistment Archibald was single, 27 years old worked as a plumber, lived in Wollongong, N.S.W., and had served with the Militia.He...

Soldi, Francis Claude

Francis Soldi (Service No 5230) was born at Darlington, N.S.W.Francis lived at Balgownie, N.S.W. when he enlisted during the Waratah March in Balgownie.  He was 28 years old, single, worked...

Souter, John Forbes

John Souter (Service No 3474) was born in Scotland.On 30th May, 1885 John married Jessie Coutts.When John enlisted, he had moved to Australia, and was living in Keiraville, N.S.W.  ...

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